Chatterton Playing Fields

WM reference
13261
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Opened : 14th April 1923
Current location

Chatterton
Rossendale
Lancashire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 790 180
Denomination: Undefined

Inscription

RAMSBOTTOM URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL PEACE MEMORIAL THESE GROUNDS WERE GIVEN AND LAID OUT BY LT/COL PORRITT IN 1922 FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC. THE SITE IS THE SCENE OF THE HISTORICAL CHATTERTON RIOT WHICH OCCURED ON APRIL 26 1826 CAUSED BY THE DREAD OF THE INTRODUCTION OF THE POWER-LOOM

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Memorial
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Opened
Date: 14th April 1923
Attended by: COL A T PORRITT

History

ORIGINAL DEDICATORY NOTICEBOARD HAS DISAPPEARED

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

EDENFIELD LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY MEMORIAL WALK ITINERARY

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